Back40

Name: Henry Gilbert
Title: Founder & CEO
Email: henry@back40adventures.com
Website: back40adventures.com
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Company Bio: Back40 is an online, on-demand outdoor gear rental service based in Portland, Maine. Our platform enables customers to reserve pre-assembled gear packages and individual items at the click of a button, with scheduled delivery and pick up options in six New England states.

Boots2Roots

Name: Jen Fullmer
Title: Executive Director
Email: director@boots2roots.org
Website: www.boots2roots.org
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Company Bio: Boots2Roots is bridging the gap from serving our country to strengthening Maine communities, by working exclusively with active duty military members and their families who are transitioning to Maine. Boots2Roots is proving the hypothesis that early, personalized preparation and networking will enable Maine’s newest active duty veterans to hit the ground running and provide significant contributions to Maine’s workforce development goals!

Box of Maine

Name: Daniel Finnemore
Title: Owner
Email: dan@boxofmaine.com
Website: www.boxofmaine.com
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Company Bio: Box of Maine is an online mail order business where we package the essence of Maine into a convenient gift box and ship them all over the world. Our customers build their own unique boxes filled with items like Wild Maine Blueberry Jam, Chocolate Whoopie Pies, Moxie Soda, Humpty Dumpty BBQ Chips, Maple Syrup and more. “You pick it, we’ll ship it” “Bring Maine back to your front door!

CarePro.io

Name: Wendell J. Scott
Title: Founder & CEO
Email: Wendell@CarePro.io
Website: carepro.io
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Company Bio: Running a home care business for the elderly or disabled community is a tonne of work. Luckily, it doesn’t have to be! With CarePro.io your team is better connected for your clients to achieve their highest quality of life.

dooloop

Name: Beth Herriman
Title: Founder
Email: beth@thedooloop.com
Website: thdooloop.com
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Company Bio: A dooloop is a leash accessory that carries used poop bags. To use a dooloop only requires one hand, it’s light, holds multiple bags, it’s an elegant design, for this inelegant problem. dooloops are being made in ME of bio-degradable/non-toxic plastic, mounted on recycled paper tags, with ball chains that are also good for the end use, assembly will be done in ME too.

Erin Flett

Name: Erin Flett
Title: Owner
Email: erin@erinflett.com
Website: erinflett.com
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Company Bio: Erin Flett is a textile designer hand-printing her hand-drawn designs on pillows, bags, tabletop goods and most recently wallpaper. All of her patterns are hand printed and sewn in her studio in Maine. Her cotton bark cloth and canvas fabrics are woven for her in North Carolina and her linens woven in Belgium. She is one of the only lifestyle companies manufacturing her own line of textiles from start to finish. She believes in locally made craftsmanship and quality and is passionate about the process of making and designing things that bring joy to your everyday.

Fire & Company

Name: Ryan Carey
Title: Owner
Email: booking@fireandcompany.com
Website: fireandcompany.com
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Company Bio: Fire & Company’s Wood Fired Grill and Skillet is a luxury Grill that serves as a multi functional wood cooking apparatus and backyard centerpiece. This lifetime warrantied grill has the ability to cook with fire in three different methods at once (grilling, searing and slow roasting). The functionality and mobility of this equipment will resonate with High End Grill Geeks.

Fyood Kitchen

Name: Maddie Purcell
Title: Founder
Email: maddie@fyoodkitchen.com
Website: www.fyoodkitchen.com
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Company Bio: Fyood Kitchen brings people together for cooking competition experiences that build connection, inspire creativity, and challenge teamwork — no experience required. Although disguised as a cooking company and an entertainment business, Fyood is really a connection company that happens to take place in a professional kitchen and include a delicious multi-course meal. We’re out to create a more fun, creative, and connected world, one mystery basket at a time.

GTFO Escape Room

Name: Richard Reynolds
Title: Owner & Founder
Email: richard@gtfoescape.com
Website: gtfoescape.com
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Company Bio: GTFO Escape Room is Maine’s premier Escape Room experience! We’ve created some of the most unique escape game experiences in Maine, built to create the best team building experience. In an escape game, players must work together, communicate with others, and think outside the box in order to overcome their challenge and escape.

Humphrey’s BBQ Inc.

Name: Chad Humphrey
Title: President
Email: chad@humphreysbbq.com
Website: www.humphreysbbq.com
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Company Bio: Manufacturers of innovatively designed outdoor barbeque smokers and accessories built by master craftsman combining traditional techniques and cutting edge technology based in Newfield, Maine and being sold around the world.

i-Tell Alert

Name: Heather Desjardins
Title: President & CEO
Email: itell.alert@gmail.com
Website: itellalert.com
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Company Bio: i-Tell Alert uses patented technology to remind forgetful elders to use their walkers consistently to reduce falls, injuries, and associated medical costs. Quality of life can be significantly reduced when an elder is injured from a fall. i-Tell Alert believes in being proactive by preventing falls before they happen.

Kerfluffle Fiber Farm

Name: Mandy McDonald
Title: Owner
Email: Kerfluffle.Fiber.Farm@gmail.com
Website: www.kerflufflefiberfarm.com
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Company Bio: Hooded infinity scarves by Kerfluffle Fiber Farm are not only an adorable and stylish accessory but a necessity for any woman that wants to keep their hair in place in inclement weather. Protect your hair from the elements without the hat hair.
With a selection of styles, prints and fabrics for every season these limited edition handmade hooded infinity scarves are a year round favorite.

Lana Plantae Farmed Yarns

Name: Marcia MacDonald
Title: Owner
Email: lpa@maine.rr.com
Website: lanaplantae.com/natural-dyes
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Company Bio: Lana Plantae, Latin for wool and the plant kingdom is our farm based naturally dyed yarn business. On our farm we raise alpaca and sheep and have been doing so for nearly twenty years. We gather our wool each spring after shearing for processing into our super soft and cozy yarns. We also grow many dye plants on our farm and also do responsibly harvest plant material from nature. Our yarns come in an array of bright, natural colors.

Lockout Labs

Name: Brendan Paradis & Zach Atherton
Title: Co-Owners
Email: zatherton@lockoutlabs.com
Website: lockoutlabs.com
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Company Bio: Lockout Labs has developed the first purpose built device to safely and efficiently isolate test switches commonly used in electrical power control systems throughout the world. The company was founded by two University of Maine graduates who have worked in the power industry, and is based out of Sidney ME. Lockout Labs has secured patent pending status and has been selling to major utilities and engineering firms throughout the Northeast.

Maine Magic Mud

Name: Will Drury
Title: Founder
Email: wdrury@mainemagicmud.com
Website: mainemagicmud.com
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Company Bio: Maine Magic Mud is a skin care company located on the island of Vinalhaven. Of all Maine products, mud may be the most humble and the most healing; harvested by hand, sun-dried and supercharged with Maine seaweeds, ground turmeric, and essential tea tree extracts. Our exfoliating masks and tea tree shampoos draw our impurities and exfoliate your face to salve dry skin and soothe your scalp like nothing else on this earth.

Maine Works

Name: Margo Walsh
Title: Founder
Email: margo.maineworks@gmail.com
Website: www.maineworks.us
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Company Bio: MaineWorks provides outstanding, immediate labor to clients across multiple industries in the states of Maine and New Hampshire including: construction, manufacturing, production, roadwork, and many more. Our employees come from all over the United States and face real barriers to employment. When you hire MaineWorks, you are hiring employees thankful for the opportunity to work and to make a better life for themselves and for their families.

Rapid Assault Tools

Name: Gordon Steltzer
Title: Director of Operations
Email: gordon@ratools.com
Website: www.ratools.com
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Company Bio: Rapid Assault Tools is a Maine company that develops and produces forced entry/rescue tools and related training aids for law enforcement, military and rescue personnel. Our goal is to become the premiere worldwide supplier of this equipment through providing innovative and high quality products.

Spandits!

Name: Sarah Doscinski & Kelley Cullenberg
Title: Co-Owners
Email: spanditsapparel@gmail.com
Website: www.spandits.com
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Company Bio: Spandits!® was co-founded by Kelley and Sarah, both runners, who believe in providing customers with the very best products and rely on the feedback of others for continuous improvement. They have taken on the challenge of designing a line of athletic apparel that is both fun and functional, while stepping up to the challenge of sourcing high quality threads and materials printed in the US, and hiring local stitchers to create their products.

Stars and Stripes Brewery

Name: Brad & Nancy Nadeau
Title: Owners
Email: StarsStripesBrewing@gmail.com
Website: www.starsstripesbrewing.com
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Company Bio: Stars & Stripes Brewing is a veteran owned and operated craft brewery in Freeport, Maine donating a percentage of proceeds to veteran organizations. “Enjoy your beer, that’s an order” is our motto! Our main goal is to create a sustainable business that will enable us to help support veterans, military families, and veteran organizations.

The Maine Pie Co.

Name: Jill Miller
Title: Managing Partner
Email: jillmiller1018@gmail.com
Website: themainepieco.com
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Company Bio: The Maine Pie Co. specializes in artisan gluten free pies, tarts and pie shells. Our gluten free desserts are frozen, unbaked which allows the consumer to have a dessert with a baked at home quality and freshness. At the present The Maine Pie Co. can be found in approximately 700 locations throughout New England and the Mid Atlantic and is expanding into new markets including the West Coast.

upBed

Name: Aron Semle
Title: Co-Founder & CEO
Email: aron@upbed.io
Website: www.upbed.co
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Company Bio: upBed helps nursing and assisted living homes reduce falls among their highest fall risk residents. upBed is a wearable sensor that detects and predicts bed exits, and notifies staff so they can assist a resident before they fall.

Warrior’s Honor

Name: Tim Chesley
Title: Inventor and Owner
Email: Tchesley3@gmail.com
Website: None
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Wreaths For Hope

Name: Artie Mingo
Title: Owner
Email: akmingo@roadrunner.com
Website: www.wreathsforhope.org
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Company Bio: Wreaths for Hope is an organization that raises money through the sales of balsam ribbon wreaths to support funding for local and national programs. Our purpose is to partner with large and small foundations and organizations to help raise money and bring awareness to their important initiatives. Wreaths for Hope was created with the understanding of the ribbon symbol, which has become synonymous with so many causes.

Zen Bear Honey Tea

Name: Frank Ferrel
Title: Co-Owner
Email: zenbearteas@gmail.com
Website: zenbearhoneytea.com
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Company Bio: Zen Bear Honey Tea is a family business based in Brunswick, Maine. We take the age-old tradition of adding honey to tea and turn it around. We put the tea in the honey. Our signature product is a line of healthy herb-infused honey. Simply add a teaspoon of Zen Bear Honey Tea to a cup of hot water and enjoy; no tea bags, no steeping, 14 flavors to choose from.